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Roc's Feather

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Roc's Feather
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The Roc's Feather from Four Swords Adventures
Location(s) Tail Cave (LA)[1]
Use(s) Jumping[2]
Grabbing floating items[3]
Comparable Item(s) Roc Boots
Roc's Cape

The Roc's Feather is a recurring item in The Legend of Zelda series.[2]

Location and Uses

Link's Awakening

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In Link's Awakening, the Roc's Feather is found inside the Tail Cave.[1] When combined with the Pegasus Boots, it allows Link to jump over multiple pits at once.[4]

Link needs the Roc's Feather in order to jump over Rolling Bones' pin, thus avoiding getting hurt.[5]

Oracle of Seasons

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In Oracle of Seasons, the Roc's Feather is found in the Poison Moth's Lair. It is later stolen from Link by the Strange Brothers. To retrieve it, the hero must follow them undetected in order to find its hiding location. Link can combine the Roc's Feather with Pegasus Seeds to jump over multiple adjacent pits.

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, the Roc's Feather is found in the Wing Dungeon. Just like in Oracle of Seasons, Link can combine its power with Pegasus Seeds in order to jump over multiple pits at once.

Four Swords Adventures

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In Four Swords Adventures, Roc's Feathers can be found in multiple stages. It allows the Links to jump over three pits. If the Links give the Feather to a Great Fairy in order to upgrade it to Level 2, it will give them the ability to jump once more while in midair.


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Icon of the Roc Boots from Hyrule Warriors


The Roc's Feather is believed to be named after the Roc,[citation needed] a mythical bird of enormous size and strength.

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ロック鳥の羽根 (Rokku-chou no Hane) Roc's Feather
French Republic FrenchEU Plume de Roc Roc's Feather
Federal Republic of Germany German Greifenfeder Griffin's Feather
Italian Republic Italian Piuma di Roc Roc's Plume
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Pluma de Roc Roc's Feather


See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Use your Shield to slip the spiked enemies, then strike them with your Sword. Defeat both to make stairs appear, then take the Stairs down to get Roc's Feather." (The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening Player's Guide (Nintendo of America Inc.), pg. 29)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 136(LA | OoS | OoA | FSA)
  3. "Roc's Feather gives you the power of flight--for a short distance. Jump over pits and grab floating items." (The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening Player's Guide (Nintendo of America Inc.), pg. 10)
  4. "If you run using the Pegasus Boots and then jump, you will jump much farther than normal." (Link's Awakening DX manual, pg. 19)
  5. The Legend of Zelda - Link's Awakening Player's Guide (Nintendo of America Inc.), pg. 29